Hilltop Estates Features


Exterior & Construction Features

  • Poured concrete foundation walls
  • Water proof membrane applied to exterior basement walls
  • Front porches are poured concrete
  • Sub-flooring finished with 5/8” tongue & groove OSB board, glued & nailed to floor joists (weather permitting)
  • 30 year self-sealing asphalt shingles
  • R19 to exterior walls; R40 insulation in ceiling; (R28 in vaulted ceilings) R12 insulation to basement walls floor to ceiling
  • All windows to be Hard Coat Low-E
  • All operating windows come with screen
  • All windows, doors and openings are fully caulked
  • Maintenance free soffits, fascia, eavestrough and downspouts
  • Exterior walls are maintenance free brick and vinyl siding, height of foundation wall and amount of brick showing may vary according to exterior grade and/or at the discretion of the builder
  • Main floor shall be brick
  • Steel lintels and brick over top of windows will be solely at the builder’s discretion
  • Premium quality, maintenance free steel sectional garage door (standard white) equipped with heavy duty springs and long life rust resistant door hardware
  • Paved driveway (asphalt) from the garage to the street  within one year of closing
  • Pre-cast stone slab walkway from the front entry to the driveway
  • All lots are fully sodded and graded to municipal requirements
  • Where indicated on plans or purchased as an upgrade, the door at garage/dwelling access is to be steel insulated and equipped with self-closure device
  • All exterior columns and wood work to be finished with durable acrylic paint
  • Garages fully drywalled with one coat of tape compound
  • Basement comes unfinished
  • 2 Basement windows
  • 6” Exterior decorative wood columns

Interior Finishes

  • High finish brass interior hardware
  • “Colonial 800 series” interior doors
  • 4 1/4” baseboards and 2 3/4”  colonial casing (paint grade)
  • All doors, trim and casing shall be coated with high quality paint (white)
  • Deadbolts on all exterior doors
  • Natural finished oak railings on main floor (as per plan)
  • Interior walls to be finished with two coats of quality paint (one color throughout)
  • 40 oz. broadloom with 5 lb. heavy duty underpad (one color throughout)
  • Ceramic tile selected from builder's samples in the kitchen, bath, mudroom, entrance and laundry area (as per plan and one color throughout)
  • 8 ft. ceilings on the main and upper levels (standard)
  • Interior corners finished with paper bead (reduces cracking)
  • Two storey plans may require bulkheads to distribute heating and plumbing to the second floor

Kitchens & Baths

  • Quality cabinetry in kitchen with post-formed Arborite or Formica counter top
  • Opening provided in kitchen cabinets for future dishwasher, including electrical and plumbing rough-in
  • Microwave shelf with receptacle
  • Double stainless steel kitchen sink; Moen single lever faucet
  • Half walls as per plan (optional railing on upper floor)
  • Pedestal sink in powder room
  • All toilets are water saving, low flush design
  • One (1) nest of drawers
  • Rounded edge glass mirrors in all baths
  • Plumbing fixtures to be standard white - toilet, tub and sink
  • Single lever faucets provided in all bathrooms (chrome)
  • Ceramic towel bar and tissue holder in all baths (layout  permitting)
  • Pressure balancing valves for temperature control provided in all showers
  • Fridge opening will have a standard width of 36” unless otherwise indicated by the home owner (in writing) prior to construction
  • All ceilings to be “California Style” (except bathrooms and closets)
  • Central vacuum rough-in provided to underside of floor joist on the main floor
Electrical, Heating & Plumbing Features

  • 100 amp. electrical service with circuit breakers
  • Heavy duty cable and receptacle for stove and dryer
  • Exterior weather proof electrical receptacles at the front and rear of home which are connected to a ground fault interrupt safety circuit
  • Minimum two electrical outlets in the garage, including ceiling outlet with a rough-in for a garage door opener
  • Two electrical outlets in the basement, one at the circuit breaker panel if located in basement and the second beside the water heater
  • Smoke detector on each floor, including the basement - all are inter-connected
  • Carbon monoxide detector installed
  • Rough-in for cable television and telephone outlets (6 total)
  • Rough-in for future garage door opener
  • White switch plates and receptacles throughout (Decora)
  • Copper wiring and receptacles to electrical code requirements
  • Single laundry tub (as per plan)
  • Two exterior water taps, location to be determined by the builder
  • 3 Piece rough-in for washroom in the basement
  • Hi-efficiency gas, forced air furnace
  • Furnace and hot water tank locations to be determined by heating contractor at the time of installation
  • Power vented and gas fired hot water tank on a rental basis
  • Ceiling outlets in the foyer, hallways, kitchen/breakfast room, dining room upper hall and all bedrooms (as per plan)
  • Controlled wall outlet switch in the living room and/or great room (as per plan)
  • Bathrooms receive an outlet mounted above the mirror
  • Hot and cold taps and a drain for the washing machines provided

Tarion Warranty Program

  • Total of seven (7) years on major structural defects
  • Two (2) years on major systems, including heating, plumbing, electrical and the building envelope
  • One (1) year comprehensive warranty
  • The Tarion Warranty Program’s enrollment fee is to be paid by the Buyer as an adjustment on closing
  • All construction to be in accordance with the Ontario Building Code


  • Presentation plans and model home may show optional  features, which are not included in the base price
  • Material specifications and floor plans are subject to change without notice
  • All house renderings are artists’ conceptions and all floor plans are approximate in dimension
  • The Builder reserves the right to reverse the floor plan on the proposed property if necessary
  • Individual offers will contain details on closing adjustments